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How to get and maintain custody as a single mom

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Years ago the courts automatically seemed to give full custody to mothers and visitation to fathers when it came to custody. The tide has turned though and many parents find themselves sharing custody. This can mean many things such as living arrangements, rights to decisions and child support. Studies seem to support co parenting as a healthy way to raise children including shared time and responsibilities.


When I was divorced the kids automatically went with me . We have joint custody but they live with me and we have a visitation schedule in place. You need to make sure there is a parenting plan in place .

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